Math 115

Course Description

This is an accelerated combination of MATH 112 and MATH 113 (Algebra and Trigonometry) and is a fast track to
MATH 125 (Calculus I). This course is intended for students with a very strong background in college preparatory mathematics. Evaluation will be based on online homework, four tests, and a comprehensive final exam.

  • The course presents the essential characteristics and basic processes of inquiry and analysis in the discipline.
  • The course encourages the development of critical thinking skills and requires students to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate knowledge.
  • The course considers its subjects in relation to other disciplines and to the human condition.
  • The course is not limited to majors in any discipline.
  • The course does not focus on professional skills.

Learning Outcomes for This Course

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

  • Understand and graph polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their inverses.
  • Solve linear, quadratic, absolute value, rational, exponential, logarithmic equations and inequalities and trigonometric equations.
  • Parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas.
  • Understand complex numbers in polar form, their powers, and roots.
  • Perform vector operations.
  • Solve systems of equations.

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